Contract Specifications



Active Futures Option Specifications

Agricultural Currencies Energy Indexes Interest Rates Metals

Contract Exchange Size Months Hours Min. Fluctuation Daily Limit

Agricultural

Canola ICECAN 1 Canola contract All 12 months 20:00-14:15 ET C$.10/ton = C$2.00 None
Cocoa ICEUS 1 Cocoa CC contract All 12 months elec. 4:45-13:30 ET $1/ton = $10.00 None
Cocoa ICEEUR 1 London Cocoa contract H, K, N, U, Z 9:30-16:55 GMT £1/ton = £10.00 None
Coffee "C"® ICEUS 1 Coffee "C" contract All 12 months elec. 4:15-13:30 ET .01¢/lb. = $3.75 None
Coffee-Robusta ICEEUR 1 Robusta Coffee contract F, H, K, N, U, X 9:00-17:30 GMT $1/ton = $10.00 None
Corn CME®-G 1 Corn contract (5,000 bu.) All 12 months 8:30-13:15; Globex® Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45, Mon-Fri 8:30-13:20 CT. 18¢/bu. = $6.25 40¢/bu. = $2,000 (c)
Cotton #2 SM ICEUS 1 Cotton #2 SM contract F, H, K, N, U, V, X, Z elec. 21:00-14:20 ET .01¢/lb. = $5.00 None
Feeder Cattle CME®-G 1 Feeder Cattle contract F, H, J, K, Q, U, V, X First business day of week 9:05-13:02, otherwise 8:00-13:02; Globex® 9:05 Mon-13:55 Fri CT, with daily shutdown from 16:00 to 8:00 next day. 2.5¢/cwt. = $12.50 6.75¢/lb. = $3,375
Lean Hogs CME®-G 1 Lean Hog contract G, J, K, M, N, Q, V, Z First business day of week 9:05-13:02, otherwise 8:00-13:02; Globex® 9:05 Mon-13:55 Fri CT, with daily shutdown from 16:00 to 8:00 next day. 2.5¢/cwt. = $10.00 3¢/lb. = $1,200 (c)
Live Cattle CME®-G 1 Live Cattle contract All 12 months First business day of week 9:05-13:02, otherwise 8:00-13:02; Globex® 9:05 Mon-13:55 Fri CT, with daily shutdown from 16:00 to 8:00 next day. 2.5¢/cwt. = $10.00 4.5¢/lb. = $1,800
Milk-Class III CME®-G 1 Milk contract All 12 months Globex® 17:00 Sun-13:55 Fri CT; daily stop 16:00-17:00. 1¢/cwt. = $20.00 None
Oats CME®-G 1 Oat contract (5,000 bu.) All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:30-13:15; Globex® Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45, Mon-Fri 8:30-13:20 CT. 18¢/bu. = $6.25 20¢/bu. = $1,000 (c)
Orange Juice-1 and A ICEUS 1 Orange Juice contract All 12 months elec. 8:00-14:00 ET .05¢/lb. = $7.50 None
Random Length Lumber CME®-G 1 Random Length Lumber contract All 12 months Globex® 9:00 Mon-1:55 Fri CT; daily stop 16:00-17:00. 10¢/mbf. = $11 None
Rice (Rough) CME®-G 1 Rough Rice contract (2,000 cwt.) All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:30-13:15; Globex® Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45; Mon-Fri 8:30-13:20 CT. ¼¢/cwt. = $5.00 90¢/cwt. = $1,800 (c)
Soybean Meal CME®-G 1 Soybean Meal contract (100 s. ton) All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:30-13:15 CT; Globex® Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45; Mon-Fri 8:30-13:20 CT. 5¢/s ton = $5.00 $20/s ton = $2000 (c)
Soybean Oil CME®-G 1 Soybean Oil contract (60,000 lb.) All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:30-13:15; Globex® Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45; Mon-Fri 8:30-13:20 CT. ½¢/cwt. = $3.00 2¢/lb. = $1,200 (c)
Soybeans CME®-G 1 Soybean contract (5,000 bu.) All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:30-13:15; Globex® Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45; Mon-Fri 8:30-13:20 CT. 18¢/bu. = $6.25 60¢/bu. = $3,000 (c)
Sugar #11 SM ICEUS 1 Sugar #11 contract All 12 months elec. 3:30-13:00 ET .01¢/lb. = $11.20 None
Sugar-White ICEEUR 1 White Sugar contract H, K, Q, V, Z 8:45-18:00 GMT (a) 5¢/ton = $2.50 None
Wheat-Chicago SRW CME®-G 1 Chicago SRW Wheat contract (5,000 bu.) All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:30-13:15; Globex® Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45; Mon-Fri 8:30-13:20 CT. 18¢/bu. = $6.25 35¢/bu. = $1,750 (c)
Wheat-Hard Red Spring MGE 1 Hard Red Spring Wheat contract H, K, N, U, Z Mon-Fri 8:30-13:30; elec. Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45, Mon-Fri 8:30-13:30 CT. 1/8¢/bu. = $6.25 60¢/bu. = $3,000
Wheat-KC HRW CME®-G 1 KC HRW Wheat contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:30-13:15; Globex® Sun-Fri 19:00-7:45; Mon-Fri C8:30-13:20 T. 1/8¢/bu. = $6.25 35¢/bu. = $1,750 (c)

Currencies

Australian Dollar CME®-G 1 Australian Dollar contract (100,000 AUD) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. .01¢/AD = $10.00 (e) 400 (g)
British Pound CME®-G 1 British Pound contract (62,500 £) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. .01¢/£ = $6.25 400 (g)
Canadian Dollar CME®-G 1 Canadian Dollar contract (100,000 CAD) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. .01¢/C$ = $10.00 (e) 400 (g)
Euro FX CME®-G 1 Euro FX contract (125,000 €) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. .01¢/€ = $12.50 (h) 400 (g)
Japanese Yen CME®-G 1 Japanese Yen contract (12,500,000 ¥) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. .0001¢/¥ = $12.50 (h) 400 (g)
Swiss Franc CME®-G 1 Swiss Franc contract (125,000 CHF) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. .01¢/SF = $12.50 (h) 400 (g)

Energy

Crude Oil-Brent ICEEUR 1,000 barrels per lot All 12 months 01:00-23:00 GMT (a) US1¢/bbl. = $10.00 None
Crude Oil-Brent Last Day Financial CME®-G 1 Brent Crude Last Day Fin. contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 9:00-14:30; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00 ET. $.01/bbl. = $10.00 None
Crude Oil-Light Sweet CME®-G 1 Crude Oil Light Sweet contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 9:00-14:30; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00 ET. $.01/bbl. = $10.00 1000 (g)
Gas Oil ICEEUR 100 Metric Tonnes per lot All 12 months 01:00-23:00 GMT (a) US25¢/tonne = $25.00 None
Gas—No lead (RBOB) CME®-G 1 NYH Gasoline unleaded contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 9:00-14:30; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00 ET. .01¢/gal. = $4.20 2500 (g)
Heating Oil (NY Harbor ULSD) CME®-G 1 NYH ULSD contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 9:00-14:30; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00 ET. .01¢/gal. = $4.20 2500 (g)
Natural Gas—Henry Hub CME®-G 1 Henry Hub Natural Gas contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 9:00-14:30; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00 ET. .1¢/MMBtu = $10.00 1500 (g)

Indexes

Dow Index E-mini® CME®-G 1 E-mini® Dow Index contract All 12 months Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00, daily stop 16:15-16:30 ET. 1 pt. = $5.00 (j) Consult exchg.
IBEX-35 mini MEFF 1 IBEX-35 mini Futures contract All 12 months 9:00-17:35 CET. pls. consult exchg. None
KOSPI 200 KRX 1 KOSPI 200 Index contract All 12 months 9:00-15:15 KT, 14:50 close on last trading day. .05 =KRW 25,000 (f) Consult exchg.
MSCI Taiwan SGX 1 MSCI Taiwan Index contract All 12 months 14:35-2:00, 8:45-13:50 SGT. .01 pt. = US$1.00 Consult exchg.
NASDAQ 100® Index-e-mini® CME®-G 1 E-mini® NASDAQ 100® Index contract All 12 months Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00, daily stop 16:15-16:30 ET. .25 pt. = $5.00 (i) Consult exchg.
NIKKEI 225® SGX 1 NIKKEI 225® contract All 12 months 7:45-14:30, 15:15-2:00 SGT. 1 pt = ¥500.00 Consult exchg.
NIKKEI 225®-Dollar CME®-G 1 NIKKEI 225® USD contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:00-15:15 CT. 5 pt. = $25.00 Consult exchg.
S&P 500® E-Mini® & EOM CME®-G 1 S&P 500® E-Mini® contract All 12 months Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00, daily stop 16:15-16:30 ET. .25 = $12.50 (k) Consult exchg.
S&P 500® Index & EOM CME®-G 1 S&P 500® Index contract All 12 months 8:30-15:15; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00, daily stop 9:15-16:30 ET. .10 = $25.00 (k) Consult exchg.
S&P MidCap 400® Index E-Mini® CME®-G 1 S&P MidCap 400® Index E-Mini® contract All 12 months Globex® 18:00-17:00 Sun-Fri, daily stop 16:15-16:30 ET. .05 = $25.00 Consult exchg.
SPI 200 TM Index ASX 1 SPI 200 TM Index contract All 12 months 9:50-16:30; 17:10-7:00 AET (d) .5 = A$12.50 None
US $ Index ICEUS 1 U.S. Dollar Index contract All 12 months 20:00-17:00 ET .005 = $5.00 None

Interest Rates

Austral. Govt. Bond 10-yr. ASX 1 Australian Govt. Bond-10 Yr. contract H, M, U, Z 8:32-16:30; 17:12-7:00 AET (d) .005%/Annum (a) None
Austral. Govt. Bond 3-yr. ASX 1 Australian Govt. Bond-3 Yr. contract H, M, U, Z 8:30-16:30; 17:10-7:00 AET (d) .005%/Annum (a) None
Bank Bill-90 day ASX 1 90-day Bank Accepted Bill contract All 12 months 8:28-16:30; 17:08-7:00 AET (d) .005%/Annum None
Banker's Accpt.-Can. 3 mo. ME 1 3-mo. Can. Banker's Accpt. Contract H, M, U, Z 6:00-16:00 ET .005 = C$12.50 None
Euribor (3-mo.) ICEEUR 1 3-mo. Euribor contract All 12 months 7:00-18:00 GMT (a) .005 = €12.50 None
Euribor 1-yr. Midcurve ICEEUR 1 1-yr. Midcurve Euribor contract All 12 months 7:00-18:00 GMT (a) .005 = €12.50 None
Euro BOBL EUREX 1 Euro BOBL contract All 12 months 8:00-17:15 CET. .005 = €5.00 None
Euro Bund EUREX 1 Euro Bund contract All 12 months 8:00-17:15 CET. .01 = €10.00 None
Euro Schatz EUREX 1 Euro Schatz contract All 12 months 8:00-17:15 CET. .005 = €5.00 None
Euro Swiss Franc 3-mo. ICEEUR 1 Euro Swiss Franc 3-mo. contract H, M, U, Z 7:30-18:00 GMT (a) .005 = SF12.50 None
Eurodollar CME®-G 1 Eurodollar contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. 0.005 = $12.50 (l) None
Eurodollar 1-/2-/5-Yr. MidCurve CME®-G 1 Eurodollar contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. ½ basis pt. = $12.50 None
Fed. Funds-30 day CME®-G 1 30 day Fed. Funds contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. ¼ basis pt. = $10.4175 None
Japanese Govt. Bonds (all) JPX 1 Japanese Govt. Bond contr All 12 months 8:45-11:02; 12:30-15:02; 15:30-3:00 JT. .01 = ¥10,000 Consult exchg.
Short Sterling ICEEUR 1 Short Sterling contract All 12 Months 7:30-18:00 GMT (a) .005 = £6.25 None
Short Sterling-Mid-Curve ICEEUR 1 Short Sterling Midcurve contract All 12 months 7:30-18:00 GMT (a) .005 = £6.25 None
U.S. T-Bonds-30 Yr. CME®-G 1 30-Yr. T-Bond contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. 164 pt. = $15.625 None
U.S. T-Notes-10Yr. CME®-G 1 10-Yr. T-Note contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. 164 pt. = $15.625 None
U.S. T-Notes-2 Yr. CME®-G 1 2-Yr. T-Note contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. ½ of 164 pt. = $15.625 None
U.S. T-Notes-5 Yr. CME®-G 1 5-Yr. T-Note contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 7:20-14:00; Globex® Sun-Fri 17:00-16:00 CT. ½ of 164 pt. = $7.8125 None

Metals

Gold CME®-G 1 COMEX Gold contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:20-13:30; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00 ET. 10¢/troy oz. = $10.00 1000 (g)
Gold TOCOM 1 Gold contract Even months 9:00-15:15; 16:30-4:00 1¥/g. = ¥1,000 Consult exchg.
Platinum CME®-G 1 Platinum contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:20-13:05; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00 ET. 10¢/troy oz. = $5.00 1000 (g)
Silver CME®-G 1 5,000 oz. Silver contract All 12 months Mon-Fri 8:25-13:25; Globex® Sun-Fri 18:00-17:00 ET. .1¢/troy oz. = $5.00 3000 (g)

F = Jan, G = Feb, H = Mar, J = Apr, K = May, M = Jun, N = Jul, Q = Aug, U = Sep, V = Oct, X = Nov, Z = Dec


* Contract specifications are taken from sources believed to be reliable, but no guarantee.